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Jul 8, 2012 1:10am EDT
command the air bridge are. twin cities framed. she criesck laneds th silent lips. give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses. during to breathe free. -- your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. send these to me. i lift my lamp beside the golden door." of course it is a poem of wellcome, but also a poll of protest, that she is really saying, we're not just accepting the ancient world and its ideals. we have a different idea in mind. help us make sense of this poem. >> the image of the colossus that artists had came from a lithograph, a german lithograph of the early 18th century, and it shows a gigantic male figure astride two slivers of land cut by a harbor. this was the harbor at roads. this 18th-century lithograph was very different, archaeologists found out, from the original statute, the colossus of rhodes, but it was this warrior ramage, a male image, a powerful giant presiding of pretoria's country. i think that is we're not like the brazen giant of big fame, that is what emma lazarus had in mind. we're not doing that. >> she is starting out with a negative stateme
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Jul 7, 2012 9:30pm EDT
glows worldwide welcome, her mild eye command the harbor that twin cities frame. keep ancient lands your storied pomp cried she with silent lips. give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched ref fuse of your teaming shore. your homeless tempest toss to me. i lift my lamp beside the golden door. and i love what the scholar says about this poem of course it's a poem about welcome but it's also this poem of protest that she's really saying, you know, we're not just going to accept the ancient world and its ideals. we have a different idea in mind. so help us make sense of this poem. >> the image of the closssuss that artists like bartolli had came from a litso graph of the early 18th century of the closssuss of rhodes and it shows a gigantic male figure astride two slivers of land cut by a harbor. and this was the harbor at rhodes and this 18th century litsdzo graph was very different. archeologists found out from the original statue but it was this warrior image, a male image, powerful giant presiding over a victorious country. and so i think th
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